It was a Sunday afternoon. The Daddy was hanging out with a friend in Ala Moana Park.
"Compadre, let's join the army," his friend said, seeing the army recruiting truck parked nearby. "I'm going now."
“You go yourself,” the Daddy answered, thinking about how good the wages had become. He was making a dollar an hour. "I'm working tonight."
“I’m going” his friend said.
His friend ran to the truck and jumped on. The Daddy watched as more men jumped onto the truck. Soon, another truck stopped and parked. More men ran and jumped onto that truck. Before he realized it, the Daddy ran and jumped on the second truck, too.
Said the Daddy:
They took us to the camp. They gave us clothes. After they fed us, they had us exercis…